SUNSHINE COAST: QUEENSLAND’S NEW CROWNING JEWEL IN THE POST-COVID PROPERTY LANDSCAPE

Emerging from the shadow cast by COVID-19, Australia is saluting its newest prestige property star – Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

With multimillion-dollar homes enjoying stunning beach and river views, a laidback lifestyle, glamorous cafes restaurants and bars, a huge upgrade of the local infrastructure and tightly controlled development, it’s suddenly ticking all boxes.

“We’ve been deluged with people from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, the rest of Queensland and expats all wanting to buy and live here,” says Rebekah Offermann, of Tom Offermann Real Estate.

“And the highest demand has been in our bluest-chip areas, which have seen huge capital growth.”

Queues of cars were reported visiting property agencies in Noosa’s Hastings Street when borders with Victoria re-opened, and the latest Domain house report found prices in Noosa soared by 18 per cent in 2020.

Those for the Sunshine Coast as a whole jumped 10.2 per cent, with more than half of that growth in the last quarter of the year alone.

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